Paris Woman Arrested for Burglary

08-14-06 - Paris police have arrested a woman, accused of breaking into a local flower store and stealing a cash register.

Police say the burglary happened about 10 PM Sunday, when 34 year old Sheri Willhite of Paris broke into the Flower Mart on main street, by breaking a window with a hammer.

Paris police just happened to be in the neighborhood, and began a brief car chase with Willhite. The chase only lasted about one mile.

Willhite is being held in the Lamar County Jail, facing two felong charges: burglary and evading arrest.